CDES 101

SAMPLE CALENDAR

WEEK
CLASS TOPIC
READING ASSIGNMENT

HOMEWORK

     DUE

1

Introduction: Class overview

What is Early Childhoood Education?

Syllabus

Driscoll Chapter 1

2
Child Development and Dispositions
Driscoll Chapter 2

Professional Portfolio

3
Theories of Development
Driscoll Chapter 3

4
Children's Play
Driscoll Chapter 4

Homework Assignment

(3 hours online)

5
Early Childhood Curriculm
Driscoll Chapter 5

Homework Assignment

(3 hours online)

6
Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Copple - Basics of D A P

Models and Programs Paper

7
Midterm Exam

8
The Role of Families
Driscoll Chapter 6

Homework Assignment

(3 hours online)

9
Infant and Toddler Programs
Driscoll Chapter 7 & 8

Private Preschool Observation

10

The Head Start Program

The Kindergarten Experience

Driscoll Chapter 9 & 10

Infant-Toddler Observation

11

School Age Care

Special Needs

Driscoll Chapter 11 & 12

Head Start Observation

12

Political, Social and Economic Influences

NAEYC Code of Ethics

Driscoll Chapter 13

NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct

School Age Observation

  13
Final Exam
  Ethical Dilemma